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1/6 Panel: No Idea More ‘Un-American’ Than Rejecting Election
Jan. 6
1/6 Panel: No Idea More 'Un-American' Than Rejecting Election

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 1/6 committee on Thursday plunged into Donald Trump’s last-ditch effort to salvage the 2020 election by pressuring Vice President Mike Pence to defy historical precedent and reject the electoral count in the run-up to the U.S. Capitol riot. With two witnesses... Read More

Jan. 6
Jan. 6 Panel: Trump Ex-Campaign Manager Pulls Out of Hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Bill Stepien abruptly pulled out of Monday’s appearance before the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol, citing a family emergency, the panel said. The committee was told on Monday... Read More

Congress
House Democrats File Amicus Brief in Steve Bannon Prosecution
2022-05-11 23:46:07
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats are trying to intervene in the upcoming trial of Trump advisor Steve Bannon to counter his request to a federal court to dismiss charges against him for contempt of Congress. They have prepared an amicus... Read More

Congress
Lawmakers Investigate More Evidence of Criminal Plot at Jan. 6 Insurrection
2022-04-15 19:18:01
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON – The congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol is increasingly looking at former President Donald Trump and his advisers for possible criminal violations. The latest leaks to media organizations add to evidence Trump might... Read More

Litigation
Trump Advisor Roger Stone Sues to Block Congressional Subpoena
2022-02-28 19:56:35
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Political consultant Roger Stone is suing a congressional committee that wants information about whether he encouraged the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the Capitol. Stone seeks a court order to block the House committee’s subpoena of his phone... Read More

Congress
Jan. 6 Committee Issues Subpoenas to ‘Alternate Electors’ 
2022-01-28 22:06:03
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — The House Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 Attack on the United States Capitol issued subpoenas on Friday to 14 individuals who filed fake Electoral College certificates declaring former President Donald Trump the winner of their states.... Read More

Jan. 6
Supreme Court Allows Jan. 6 Committee to Get Trump Documents

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rebuff to former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court is allowing the release of presidential documents sought by the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection. The justices on Wednesday rejected a bid by Trump... Read More

Political News
GOP Leader McCarthy Says He Won't Cooperate With Jan 6 Panel
2022-01-13 17:04:19
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is refusing a request by the House panel investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection to submit to an interview and turn over records pertaining to the deadly riot. The House Select Committee to Investigate... Read More

Political News
Lawmaker’s Refusal to Testify About Jan. 6 Heads Toward Constitutional Challenge
2022-01-10 21:43:34
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, appears to be forcing a constitutional showdown over his refusal to testify to a congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the Capitol. Jordan notified the House select committee by a letter... Read More

Congress
Select Committee on Jan. 6 Threatens Meadows With Contempt
2021-12-07 22:16:38
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol says it will launch criminal charges on former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows if he refuses to cooperate with the probe. Meadows, who has been... Read More

Political News
Mark Meadows to Cooperate With Jan. 6 Committee
2021-11-30 20:51:36
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Mark Meadows, the former North Carolina congressman and House Freedom Caucus chair, is now the highest ranking member of the Trump administration acknowledged to be cooperating with the Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2020, siege at the... Read More

Congress
Jan. 6 Committee Tags Miller, McEnany in New Round of Subpoenas
2021-11-09 21:58:30
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — For the second day in a row, the Select House Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol has subpoenaed another group of associates of former President Donald Trump. This time the subpoenas target some of Trump’s... Read More

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